Cosmetic Dermatology

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - Medical - 276 pages
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Consult with the experts in dermatology on their best practice approaches on cosmeceuticals, botulinum toxin, fillers, chemical peels, vascular and pigment lasers, ablative devices, nonablative light sources, tightening devices, hair transplants, liposuction, and advanced cosmetic surgical techniques. This title in the Requisites in Dermatology series is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in cosmetic dermatology. It succinctly presents all of the most essential clinical and foundational knowledge you need for certification, recertification or practice.
Plus, full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, download all of the images, watch online lectures, and much more.

  • Expert discussions help you obtain the best results from today's most popular cosmetic approaches: cosmeceuticals, botulinum toxin, fillers, chemical peels, vascular and pigment lasers, ablative devices (including dermabrasion and plasma), nonablative light sources, tightening devices, hair transplants, liposuction, and advanced cosmetic surgical techniques.
  • Full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, perform quick searches, download all of the illustrations, and clip content for download onto your handheld device. You'll also find online lectures from the chapter authors, self tests, additional downloadable figures, and other exciting materials.
  • A highly user-friendly full-color format and a consistent chapter template guide you effortlessly through all the information you need to know about any topic.
  • Full-color photographs help you visualize "before-and-after" appearances.
  • Key Points call attention to the most important "takeaways" in each chapter.
  • Abundant algorithms streamline diagnostic and therapeutic decision making.
  • The book's compact size makes it equally convenient for reference in the office, clinic, laboratory, or break room.


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Contents

Chapter 1 Approach to the cosmetic patient
1
Chapter 2 Cosmeceuticals
7
Chapter 3 Botulinum toxin for cosmetic use
35
Chapter 4 Fillers
59
Chapter 5 Chemical peels
81
Chapter 6 Vascular and pigment lasers
103
Chapter 7 Ablative devices
113
Chapter 8 Nonablative laser and light sources
131
Chapter 9 Skin tightening with radiofrequency and other devices
155
Chapter 10 Hair transplantation
187
Chapter 11 Liposuction
233
Chapter 12 Advanced cosmetic surgical procedures
259
Index
271
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Murad Alam, MD is Professor, Departments of Dermatology, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Surgery at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Dr. Alam s clinical practice includes the treatment of skin cancer, as well as cosmetic dermatology, and laser surgery. His research is on the effectiveness, side effects, and costs of different surgical treatments. Dr. Alam is also the director of the Northwestern University ACGME-approved fellowship training program in procedural dermatology, and the Northwestern University ASDS-approved fellowship training program in cosmetic dermatologic surgery, both of which provide advanced dermatologic surgery training to a select group of board-certified dermatologists.Jill S. Waibel, MD is the medical director and owner of the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute in South Miami. Dr. Waibel has successfully developed industry leading procedures and techniques for treating the scars of burn survivors.Nathan Uebehoer, MD, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Aroostook Medical Center, La Jolla, CaliforniaKenneth A. Arndt, MD is Adjunct Professor of Surgery (Dermatology) at Dartmouth Medical School; Adjunct Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School. He is the author or editor of sixteen books and has published more than 300 scientific publications.Jeffrey S. Dover, MD is Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School.Matthias Bernard Donelan, MD is Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Plastic Surgeon at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.John Kim, MD is Professor in Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.Rodney Chan, MD is a Plastic Surgeon in Alamo Heights, Texas

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